Category Archives: birds

Like the tree and the vine

For the first time in a long while, I got out into the woods to hike for a while.  It’s definitely been way too long, and I’m feeling it today, but I wouldn’t change it for the world.  It was … Continue reading

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It’s the season of scars and of wounds in the heart

Winter has always been my least favorite of the seasons.  It goes too long and too gray and too cold.  And I am trapped too much indoors, away from warm, living earth and green things and birdsong. It means I … Continue reading

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February blues

This is the time of year I have the most trouble with.  Spring is so close, and yet winter is definitely not ready to give up.  I find myself endlessly distracted by garden magazines and blogs, anything really with pictures … Continue reading

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Snowy days

I have some time off from work and so I’ve spent the day chilling and reading garden magazines and seed catalogs.  I had a half-formed plan to go out and measure the area where I want to put a new … Continue reading

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Every sparrow falling

So this weekend, I did a kind of crazy thing.  We were having the house power-washed, as it needed to be cleaned.  However, a robin had nested in the dogwood tree outside my window, and her babies were definitely not … Continue reading

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